social consciousness


: awareness of important social issues
She developed a strong social consciousness in college.

Examples of social consciousness in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As an artist, Goya ranks as the virtual definition of social consciousness. Christopher Knight, Los Angeles Times, 10 June 2024 The a cappella vocal quartet has spent decades touring the globe with musical messages of positivity, love and social consciousness. Duante Beddingfield, Detroit Free Press, 18 Apr. 2024 By fostering a workspace where every voice is heard and respected, leaders plant seeds of social consciousness that extend beyond the office, leaving a lasting brand legacy. Expert Panel®, Forbes, 29 Mar. 2024 This is part of the genius of Chris Claremont, the famed writer who imprinted his political and social consciousness onto the X-books from 1975 to 1991. Ken Makin, The Christian Science Monitor, 26 Mar. 2024 According to Charnas, social consciousness and capitalist impulses have always coexisted in the culture to varying degrees and as the business of hip-hop grew one set of values won out over the other. Timmhotep Aku, Rolling Stone, 23 Jan. 2024 That was also the year that Lear, then a 9-year-old Jewish American boy growing up in Connecticut, experienced the awakening of his own social consciousness, coming across a broadcast from the antisemitic Father Charles Coughlin (considered a progenitor of hate radio). Rebecca Sun, The Hollywood Reporter, 9 Dec. 2023 The Elevate Collective Awards are just the latest in a series of funds and scholarships Arbus has founded or co-created to increase social consciousness around her philanthropic interests, including the employment and representation of people with disabilities in media. Abbey White, The Hollywood Reporter, 1 Nov. 2023 While social consciousness is reason enough for companies to hire disabled employees, there’s another one these profit-seeking entities will find compelling: an improved bottom line. John Hall, Forbes, 13 Aug. 2023

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“Social consciousness.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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